APPLYING TO ARCHAEOLOGY & ANTHROPOLOGY: DIVISION OF SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY
The Course Description is "PhD in Social Anthropology"; entering the words Social Anthropology in the Course Directory Search should bring this up. Students applying for the PhD in Social Anthropology must hold an undergraduate or Masters degree in Social or Cultural Anthropology.
When prompted in the research section of the on-line application, please make sure that you enter the code and title of the project which you are applying for, as well as the name of the proposed supervisor.
If you wish to devise you own research project you should also submit a short research proposal which you should already have discussed with one of our staff members.
Archaeology & Anthropology at Cambridge is one of the leading UK departments for Archaeology and Biological Anthropology, Faculty play a leading role in international and national science programs and with consistently high HEFCE research ratings over the last three RAE/REF (1996 5*/5*, 2001 5*/5, 2008 60% graded 4*/3*). The Department has significant depth across a wide range of science-based archaeology including archaeobotany, archaeogenetics, archaeozoology, geoarchaeology, stable isotopic analyses and human osteology. Particular research strengths include: integrated investigations of plant, animal, and hominin dispersals in relation to palaeoclimate; past land use and human impacts on environment; diet, nutrition, and palaeopathology. The Department has very strong links with a range of sciences across the University and beyond, and has on-going research projects on every continent.